Effect of frequent water immersion on the rate of tissue adhesive sloughing: a randomized study.


OBJECTIVES Frequent soaking of lacerations closed with tissue adhesives is not recommended for fear of premature adhesive sloughing and wound dehiscence. This recommendation is based on studies of sutured lacerations, and may not be directly relevant to wounds closed with tissue adhesives. The objective of our study was to determine whether frequent soaking… (More)


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